Error trying to build otp_src_R6B-0

Per Hedeland <>
Wed Aug 23 22:09:42 CEST 2000


"Vance Shipley" <> wrote:
>
>Simon Raahauge writes:
>}
>}  I'm trying to compile Erlang/OTP (whatever it's called) on a
>}  NetBSD-1.4.2/SPARC system. THe build dies like this: 
>}  erlc -W  -bbeam  -I/home/xiamin/apple/otp_src_R6B-0/lib/stdlib -o../ebin
>}  asn1ct_parser.erl
>}  Can't allocate 2056916 bytes of memory
>
>I had this problem on Unixware as well.  I had to tune the kernel to
>allow a higher maximum amount of memory to be allocated to a single
>user process.  I'm not sure which kernel parameter you'll need on
>NetBSD.

Sounds unlikely for *BSD, I think (on FreeBSD the default limit seems to
be 512MB) - perhaps Simon just needs more swap? That ASN.1 stuff does
require a lot of memory...:-)

--Per Hedeland




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